Holton Hunsaker
12  Holton Hunsaker
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
North Salt Lake City, Utah

High School:
Woods Cross HS

Height:
6-0

Position:
G

Experience:
3V


07/15/2014

Six men's basketball players named to NABC Honors Court

NABC Honors Court recognizes players for academic success

04/28/2014

Holton Hunsaker receives Achievement Award from School of Business

Senior was also the DI-AAA Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

04/16/2014

UVU student-athletes, community honored at Wolverine Club Awards

Retired senior associate athletic director D.J. Smith was recognized with a special presentation and the Michael V. Jacobsen Bronze Wolverine Award.

04/15/2014

Men's Basketball recognized by Orem City for season

Mayor Richard Brunst and the Orem City Council honored the team

04/10/2014

Hunsaker named NABC District 6 Coach of the Year

12th-year coach was also Don Haskins Coach of the Year

01/26/2012

UVU Mens Basketball vs CSU

At UCCU 26 January 2012

At Utah Valley ...
JUNIOR (2012-13):
Received Great West Conference's most prestigious award when he was named the Great West Male Scholar Athlete of the Year ... named to first-team All-Great West Conference ... named to Division I-AAA Athletic Directors Association (DI-ADA AAA) Scholar-Athlete Team and Capital One Academic All-District 8 Men's Basketball Team ... named to Great West Academic All-Conference Team ... averaged 13.2 points and finished fourth in the nationa at 90.4 percent from the free-throw line ... started every game for Utah Valley for third straight season ... named Great West Player of the Week three times ... scored career-high 37 points, tying school record with eight 3-pointers made at Chattanooga ... made 38 consecutive free throws in a row during a 10-game stretch ... upped scoring average to 13.6 per game in GWC play, ranking fifth ... scored 22 points in win over Pepperdine, connecting on five 3-pointers ... scored 32 in 2OT win at Troy ... surpassed 1,000 career points on Feb. 11.

SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Received Great West All-Conference Second Team honors after averaging 10.5 points, 3.3 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game ... received Great West Academic All-Conference distinction ... also a two-time UVU Scholar Athlete of the Month ... upped scoring average to 13.6 points per game in GWC games ... started all 33 games for UVU ... finished first in the Great West and 23rd nationally by hitting 87.2 (95-109) from the free throw line ... set school record for makes without a miss from the foul line, going 16-for-16 in win over Portland State ... didn't miss a free throw from Nov. 25 until Jan. 13, a stretch of 41 straight, passing his previous personal mark of 38 set as a freshman ... named Great West Player of the Week on Dec. 12 following 26 points and his perfect effort from the line against Portland State ... scored in double figures 17 times including in 14 of the final 17 games ... twice matched season-high with nine assists; vs. Saint Mary and Houston Baptist ... made five 3-pointers in a game three times.

FRESHMAN (2010-11):
Earned Great West All-Conference honorable mention as a freshman ... started all 30 games, averaging 11.1 points and 3.2 assists while hitting 85.5 percent from the free-throw line overall, second among all GWC players and 49th nationally ... hit 51-of-55 (.927) from the line during Great West only games to lead all GWC players ... reached double figures 18 times ... scored season-highs of 25 points and seven assists in win over Florida International on Dec. 28 ... led UVU with 31 steals ... had 23 points in win over Sacramento State on Dec. 4 ... made 38 consecutive free throws from Jan. 13 to Feb. 12, the second-longest streak in school history.

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Woods Cross High School in Woods Cross, Utah ... three-time All-State selection ... led Woods Cross to first state tournament win in 20 years.

Personal ...
Son of Diane and Dick Hunsaker ... born in Muncie, Indiana ... graduated from Woods Cross HS in 2008 with 3.99 GPA ... served LDS mission in Fiji from 2008-10 ... originailly signed with Louisiana Tech out of high school.